Michelle Jennings
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Folsom, Calif.

High School:
Folsom HS '02

Last College:
North Carolina State

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance Free/Breast

Major:
Psychology/Communication

2004-05: Amassed 46.0 points in three individual events at Big West Conference Championships... Finished 3rd in 1,650 on meet's final day (17:05.69)... Placed 4th in both 500 free (4:59.82) and 1,000 free (10:20.96), and swam third leg of 3rd-place 800 free relay (7:30.89)... Became first Aggie in history to break five-minute barrier in 500 free during conference meet... Mile mark ranks 2nd all-time behind Jamie McClellan's 17:00.20 in 1983... Set school 1,000 free record of 10:16.56 in dual with Pacific... Member of Aggie contingent at American Short Course Championships, competing in 200 breast and 200 free... Posted 4:33.49 in 400 IM, 4th in school history... Also hit season-best 2:26.53 in 200 breast at national meet, barely missing school's top 10 list.

2003-04: Among Aggies' highest scorers at PCSC Championships, finishing 2nd in 500 free (5:01.06) and 3rd in 1,650 (17:18.93) and swimming third in 2nd-place 800 free relay (7:39.91)... Mark in 500 was one of two school records set... Posted 10:30.27 in 1,000 free at Washington, eclipsing Rachelle Compton's year-old mark... Also placed 12th in 200 free (1:55.20) and competed in 200 IM and 200 breast at conference... PR in 1,650 at PCSCs ranks 3rd in school history at the time... Had strong performances at American Short Course Championships in 200 breast (22nd, 2:28.76), 500 free (17th, 5:05.87) and 400 IM (20th, 4:36.48 in prelims).

NORTH CAROLINA STATE: Competed in 100, 200 and 500 free events for Wolfpack, members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

FOLSOM HS '02: Earned All-Sierra Foothill League all four years... Both her 200 medley relay and 400 free relay squads set SFL records in 1999... Earned All-America honors as part of relay team... Also swam for California Capitol Aquatics.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif... Parents are Marvin & Tammy Jennings... Double-majoring in psychology and communication... Hopes to become a sports broadcaster... Best athletes she's faced are Megan Quann and Natalie Coughlin... Lists her sports hero as her sister Cheryl, who graduated from UC Irvine... Career highlight was getting her first junior national time in the 200 breast as a freshman in high school.